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My body reacts to the stresses of surgery by producing a high degree of edema, especially in my legs.
What this will do is shrink fat cells by getting rid of the edema (swelling) in the tissues.
Undoubtedly, Bradford still has edema from the bone bruise suffered in the season opener on Sept. 11.
His son, Dr. Joshua Needleman, said the cause was lung failure resulting from edema, an excess of fluid.
She was admitted and diagnosed with cerebral edema.
A recovery team faces the same risks as climbers, including altitude sickness, edema, frostbite, hypothermia as well as accidents and avalanches.
Dry drowning, which occurs when a swimmer is on land, is the result of water left in the lungs that causes edema, or swelling, said Dr. Juan Fitz, a spokesman for the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Catravas has spent decades studying endothelial cells, the thin layer that lines blood vessels; patients with sepsis leak blood through the cell walls, causing pulmonary edema and death.
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Origin and Etymology of edema
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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